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presidential candidates settled in to watch the results as they come in tonight. president barack obama has been in chicago all day. mitt romney want to boston this morning to cast his vote before flying out for more campaigning. we have team coverage on the two candidates. we go to the president supporters in chicago. we begin though, with rita williams with romney supporters in boston. [cheers and applause] >> well, mitt romney senior strategist took to the stage to ref up the crowd. no real news but you can see the crowd here is beginning to grow. meanwhile, i am told that mitt romney is across the street in a hotel room with his wife, ann, his five sons, 16 of his 18 grandchildren. but right before he went in there he had one last thing to say about this long campaign. >> i am very pleased. i feel like we put it all on the field. left nothing in the locker room. we fought to the very end and i think that is why we will be successful. >> no would of, could of, should of. the governor seamingly satisfied with the campaign he has run. [cheers and applause] as for the supporters some are d
. . >>> a spontaneous celebration. president obama has been reelected. there are many bay areaations still up in the air. >> election workers are tabulating thousands of ballots cast in the east bay. >> reporter: that's right. even though the presidential election has been called, these boxes are still being counted. they have many semi trucks waiting behind this. some ballots are being delivered by car. the red envelope contains cards and the blue boxes contain the vote by mail ballots. so far voter turnover -- t turn- out is about 34%. >> if it's close, they've got to get their victory, any state, in that 20%, so they will wait for us to process them. that 20% for us could be 60,000 ballots and could take three or four days to count. >> election staff can't go home until all of the precincting deliver their ballast. -- their ballots. these workers will be up late into the night to make sure everything gets processed. >> and more results now. measure a is winning so far. that means an $11 parcel tox will be over the next six years to help fund the community college district, assuming it passes. >> ric
presidential campaign behind him, president barack obama used his first major remarks since reelection to dive right into a showdown over the looming fiscal cliff. >> we are serious about about reducing the deficit. we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. >> a group of middle class miles an hours, the president staked his position for crucial negotiations develop the white house and capitol hill. extending a negotiation with both parties meeting with him next friday. they warn the combination of tax cuts set to expire and automatic federal spending cuts poised start kicking in on january 1st could put the country back into a recession if a compromise is not reached. the chief negotiator, house speaker, said on friday that raising taxes is not the answer. >> everyone wants to get our economy moving again. everyone wants more americans back to work again. raising tax rates will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> reporter: without an agreement the average american household
more taxes -- and that is who should pay more taxes. the tax rates president obama wants does not solve the problem say the opponents. >> we take the president's deal that he has brought to the table. do you know how many days that pays for the federal government? not eight days, not eight months, eight dayless. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi anticipates an agreement by mid-december but she says democrats will not accept the plan that fails to include a tax hike for the wealthy. >>> an environmental justice group claims that cancer causing dust from the chevron refinery in richmond is linger. five samples contained high levels of carcinogens. a public hearing on pollution control improvements at the refinery is set for tomorrow morning in san francisco. >>> the head of a houston based energy company who's oil platform in the gulf of mexico exploded last week today spoke publicly about the two workers killed in that blast. the explosion happened friday at a black elk energy platform. 11 people were injured. four seriously. two workers jumped from the burning rig in the
to vote as much as they did four years ago for president obama? >> president obama is a national election. 2008 was a very different kind of election. this was the very beginning of the financial crisis that has gripped the country for the last four years. it brought millions of people unemployed. barack obama kind of came in on a wave of excitement and a lot of people were behind, maybe people who weren't even democrats or independents or leaning republicans got around the excitement that surrounded his candidacy. then he started to make decisions. there's often long drawn out struggle. essential trench warfare between the special interest groups and congress. i think a big part of it is we have now seen four years of what's happened under the administration and he's had a lot of policy successes if you look at his record but there's also been a lot of conflict and i think for young people who are expecting the nature of politics to really change, that the character of washington would change dramatically, which it hasn't, i think that's part of it. the newness of his candidacy has worn
into the middle class. >> reporter: president obama crossed almost the entire country today speaking in new hampshire and ohio before heading to colorado. stevie wonder helped wow the crowd. mr.obama says voters in swing states have registered 81 million new voters. >> the question of this election comes down to this, you want four more years like the last four years or do you want real change? >> meantime mitt romney branched out beyond swing states. promising to turn the blue state red on tuesday. more than 20,000 people waited for hours to see the gop nominee. obama is ahead of the keystone state by about five points. they launched television ads over the weekend. pennsylvania offering 20 electoral votes. >>> the vice presidential candidates also offered a choice. >> this is not your ordinary election. >> republican paul ryan campaigned in three states today drawing one of his biggest crowds ever. he criticized president obama for not meeting with republican candidates before. >> we have seen this movie before, massive tax cuts for tháeu. >> reporter: joe biden and his wife jill campa
>>> what's next for the nation? president obama returns to the white house triumphant but a divided congress awaits him. >> four more years for the approximate, but the balance of power didn't change. can congress put politics aside. compromise has been elusive. >> reporter: the house and senate are essentially the same as before the election. what could be different is a new attitude. president obama and his family returned to the white house tonight. >> hey guys. >> hello mr. president. >> reporter: no doubt hoping for warmer relations with the republican controlled house of representatives. >> mr. president, this is your moment. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner indicated a new willingness to work with the president. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: us
20. president obama is set to lay out his agenda tomorrow. in six minutes, the address that may shape america's economic future. the bay area's crab season is set to open next week in time for thanksgiving. fishing for crab is already underway, it is an early indicator of the commercial season. fishing boat captain say they are seeing full crab pots on iran and even those crabbing peers say they are happy with their take. >> every trip we made clear getting full traps. >> saturday i was here for five hours and got nothing but monday i got eight. >> a menace to agree on a price which is not always the case. and firefighters will deliver critical emergency information before they arrived. they received a $10,000 donation to pay for the equipment. the chief said the ipad could help firefighters in situations like the san bruno pipeline explosion. >>> there is now a sketch of a man accused of trying to kidnap a teenage girl this week and a better description of the truck may be involved. oakland police created this sketch. the man grabbed a 14 -year-old girl near 100 third and internation
zip jacket. the second man is described as 5'9". >>> president obama is sedge -- scheduled to address the nation tomorrow. since returns from chicago he has not being holding any public meeting. president obama is expected to talk about the looming fiscal cliff. >> i'm really proud of all of you, and what describe -- >> reporter: president obama wiped away tears as he thanked his campaign staff following the election win. mr.obama talked about his work as a community organizer coming full circle and he told his staff they will do amazing things. his campaign released this video. >> reporter: just days after the election one republican leader says this is the lowest point the party has ever seen. ktvu's maureen naylor is live now in los altos where republicans are looking at the disconnect with voters and what's ahead for the future. >> reporter: there's 100 million registered republicans, tuesday was a tough night for them. and tonight we asked what the republican party needs to do now. >> i was disappointed. >> reporter: the santa clara political major voted for romney. >> i think in
. it is now a political issue over when the barack obama administration knew what prompted the attack. spontainious reaction from a muslim video or terrorist. briefing lawmakers in september. now, impressions of the meeting are next. >> so much of this confusion a rises because of the difference between what is lastified and what is unclassified. >> he told us it was a terrorist attack. that the terrorists were involved from the start. i told him my questions i have a different rechraeugz of that. >> reporter: he says he had no development in the talking points used by rice. in early dis the embas door pointed to the film and pointed to the cause. >> if they are unclassified at an early stage. >> he wassad little about his affair. >>> it had northing to do with the way he handled be nghazi. >> he was not under -- benghazi. he was not under oath while he testified. >>> in washington, emily schmidt. >>> jill kelly and her twin sister visited three times eating two courtesy meals at the white house cafeteria and getting a tour of an aid. it was a request for an investigation into a thre
obama is scheduled to tour the new york city area on thursday and will be briefed on the rebuilding effort. >>> volunteers in contra costa county went to work tonight preparing some much needed supplies to send the people back east who are in those storm damaged areas. heather holmes is live where boxes of donated goods will soon be shipped out. >> reporter: frank for more than five hours tonight this baseball shed was bustling an assembly line of volunteers hoping to solve the big problem thousands of miles away. take a look this is the result. 97 boxes of everything from sleeping bags to two way radios sealed and ready to go. >> this is great. fantastic. >> reporter: from gold weather clothes,. >> we have some diapers and wipes. >> to baby items. >> reporter: to other essential supplies. the donations just kept coming. >> nice, nice that's great. >> reporter: and nunan was just surprised that they kept coming. >> seeing all that stuff as an adult where i spent a lot of my time as a child i had to be involved. >> reporter: so he rallied the local baseball community and turned the e
million dollars. president obama is scheduled to meet with business leaders to discuss proposals to avoid the cliff. those concerns combined with the veterans day holiday, stocks flat-lined with both the dow and the nasdaq showing only fractional news. >>> the cal group is planning to ask the board of c.s.e. about me credits to graduate or repeat courses or take more than a full-time load. cse officials say the goal was to push students to graduate faster and free class space. but student groups say that it punishes students. the trustees are set to meet tomorrow and wednesday. the bay area wildfire season ended today and that means a shift in staffing and equipment. most crews are heading home tonight. and it also means a rerouting of resources. cal fire still says it has good 100 staff in the area and it mobilize in case of a fire or weather-related disaster. the chp launched today, a campaign against drowsy sleeping. police say that driving drowsy, is just as dangerous as driving drunk. >> if you're drifting in lanes, you could hit other drivers. et cetera. >> drowsy driving caused mor
with president obama as soon as this week. >> republican senator john mccain backed off from fiery criticism of susan rice about the 9/11 attack against the u.s. diplomatic post in benghazi libya. >> i think she deserves the ability to explain herself and her position just as she said. but she's not the problem. the problem is the president of the united states who on -- in a debate with mitt romney said that he had said it was a terrorist attack, he hadn 't. >> rice has maintained she based her statements on protesters on cia intelligence available at the time. four americans including u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens were killed. >>> police are making progress in recovering some 2 million donations made to the salvation early. police in toronto said earlier in the year they discovered a person had made off with donations of toys and good. tips led them to a trailer where they found toys and food. >> officers did find toys, personal items as well. items that were donated to the salvation army. >> the salvation army believes that the men were working inside. they have been overwhelmed
was relieved this painful allegation has been put to rest. >>> president obama began a series of meetings today to discuss the ways -- the president met with labor leaders in washington this morning. the leaders said they support the president's proposal to raise taxes on thewetiest americans while preserving middle class tax cuts. the president is said to meet with business leaders tomorrow and congressional leaders on friday. >>> those concerns along with renewed worries about greece's economic future left stocks lower at the day's end. the dow lost 58 point, the nasdaq shed 20. >>> silicon valley leader sis ko shooting higher after hours following an earnings report. the networking company said earnings rose 18% over the last quarter exceeding $2 billion. shares are up more than 7% after the closing bell announced its results. >>> a new outlet mall in the east bay is already seeing record sales. officials say an estimated 350,000 visitors stopped by for the four-day opening weekend. shops opened up last thursday to huge crowds. many stores reported record -breaking opening saeshlgs and there
house officials say neither woman met president obama. >>> a potentially deadly plot is foiled. see who tipped off police about a young man's plan to open fire during a showing of the new twilight movie. >>> and back here in just a couple of minute, i will time out the weekend's rain right into sunday where there's no rain forecast. >>> a 14-year-old (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> vallejo police say they have arrested a 14-year-old boy for kidnap, sexual assault and attempted murder of a 65-year- old woman. the elderly victim told police the teen kidnapped her at gunpoint at a parking lot about 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the woman is from solano county. she was later found in a ditch bound by duct tape. >> we did have a conservation with the victim. she's incredibly smart insightful woman. >>> the teen made a ransom call. he was arrested afte
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